15 Dec 2014

Rob Colenso

VHTRC runners close out 2014 in style at Hellgate 100K

The 12th running of the Hellgate 100K was held on 12/13/14 in shockingly good weather conditions … by Hellgate standards. Rob Colenso reports…

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6 Oct 2014

Rob Colenso

Watkins crushes course record at Grindstone 100

Robin Watkins continued her record-breaking ways this season with an amazing win in the women’s division at Grindstone 100 this weekend, making easy work of Sandi Nypaver’s 2010 course record in unseasonably cold weather. Rob Colenso reports.

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8 Sep 2014

Rob Colenso

Wasatch 100 updates: Green, Holdaway, Mohr

This weekend, ultrarunning legend Tom Green continued his quest at a second Grand Slam finish as he set out on the rugged Wasatch 100 course in Utah, joined by fellow VHTRC runners Jeff Holdaway and Stephen Mohr. Read on to learn how they fared.

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8 Sep 2014

Rob Colenso

Frazier claims victory at Odyssey 40-miler

Happy Trails runners were all over the map for races this weekend. Among them was a small group that headed to Douthat State Park, near Millboro, VA, for the Odyssey Trail Running Rampage. David Frazier won the 40-miler and Becca Weast took second female in the marathon. Rob Colenso reports.

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16 Jun 2014

Rob Colenso

Daigeaun, Dempsey deliver at OSS/CIA 50

Sleep deprivation and navigating trails in the wee hours weren’t enough to stop Happy Trails runners Michael Daigeaun and Stephanie Dempsey, who claimed victory at the OSS/CIA 50-Mile Night Run, held June 14-15 at Prince William Forest Park. Rob Colenso reports.

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15 May 2014

Rob Colenso

2014 Capon Valley 50K: The running of the lemmings

Capon Valley 50K has a reputation as a sometimes-tough-to-navigate course, but the 2014 edition of the race set a new standard for wrong turns, with nearly the entire field missing a key turn between the start and the first aid station. Rob Colenso reports.

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28 Apr 2014

Rob Colenso

2014 Promise Land 50K++

Dry trails and just-right temperatures led to fast finish times at the Promise Land 50K++ this weekend, with VHTRC members putting in strong showings in the field and others showing their toughness ahead of next month’s Massanutten Mountain Trails 100. Rob Colenso reports.

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25 Mar 2014

Rob Colenso

Terrapin Mountain 50K

The VHTRC had a strong showing at Terrapin Mountain 50K this weekend, amid weather conditions that were much more favorable than at the Snowpocalypse edition of Holiday Lake 50K++ a few weeks ago. Rob Colenso reports.

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5 Feb 2011

Rob Colenso

Uwharrie 40 mile

Rob Colenso reports that VHTRC member Brian Greeley won the Uwharrie 40 mile in North Carolina in a time of 6:10. Martha Nelson was the female winner of the 20 mile.

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